New Building Electrification Ordinance


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Sacramento
Document Title
New Building Electrification Ordinance
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
An ordinance amending and adding various provisions of Title 15 of the Sacramento City Code to require new building construction shall be all-electric buildings for all building permit applications filed on or after January 1, 2023 for new construction three stories or less and on or after January 1, 2026 for new construction four stories or more, effective thirty days after the adoption date of the ordinance and a resolution adopting a framework for staff to follow in developing a plan for electrification of existing buildings and directing evaluation of water conservation and green job opportunities.

Contact Information
Helen Selph
Lead Agency
Lead/Public Agency
300 Richards Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811

Phone : (916) 808-7852


Cross Streets

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
15061(b)(3), 15307 and 15308
Reasons for Exemption
The ordinance is consistent with City policies in the General Plan and other plans, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality. Adoption and implementation of the ordinance would not result in any significant impacts. In addition, this ordinance is exempt pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15307 and 15308 because it is an action take assure the maintenance, restoration or enhancement of natural resources or protection of the environment where the regulatory process involves procedures for protection of the environment.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption
Endorsed NOE for the New Building Electrification Ordinance_OCR   PDF 290 K

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